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Najuana Strickland
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Najuana Strickland 2544342
Position: Jumps
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Southaven, Miss.
High School: Desoto Central HS

Indoor Collegiate Bests
Triple Jump: 39-05.00 (12.01m), 2016

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
Triple Jump: 39-06.00 (12.04m), 2016
200-Meter Dash: 25.73, 2016

2017
(Outdoor)
Finished sixth in the triple jump at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a mark of 38-11.75 (11.88m). (Indoor) Finished 15th in the triple jump at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with a mark of 38-01.25 (11.61m)... Competed in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational but did not record a mark... Finished tied for 12th in the triple jump at the Armory Track Invitational with a mark of 37-11.25 (11.56m)... Finished second in the triple jump at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a mark of 39-04.50 (12.00m)... Ran the first leg of the 4x440 yard relay that finished fifth at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 4:13.02... Finished eighth in the triple jump at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a mark of 37-03.25 (11.36m)... Finished third in the triple jump at the Sooner Opener with a mark of 37-11.25 (11.56m).

2016
(Outdoor)
 Placed 13th in the triple jump at the Big 12 Championship with a personal best mark of 39-6.00 (12.04m)... Finished sixth in the triple jump at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a distance of 37-06.75 (11.45m)... Placed fifth in the triple jump at the John Jacobs Invitational with a mark of 38-01.50(11.62m)... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x100 meter relay that finished fifth at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 47.02... Finished seventh in the triple jump at the Battle on the Bayou with a new personal best mark of 39-02.25(11.94m)... Finished ninth in the triple jump at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a mark of 35-05.25 (10.80m)... Finished 33rd in the 200-meter dash at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 25.97... Finished third in the triple jump at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a 38-7.75 mark... Placed 36th in the 200-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 25.73. (Indoor) Finished 10th in the triple jump at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships with a personal best mark of 39-05.00 (12.01m)... Competed in the triple jump at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational but did not record a distance... Placed eighth in the triple jump at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a mark of 33-10.00 (10.31m)... Placed third in the triple jump at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a mark of 37-04.00 (11.38m)... Ran the third leg of the 4x440 yard relay that finished fourth at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 4:06.92. 

High School
Set Mississippi state triple jump record in 2015… 2015 6A state champion in the long jump and triple jump… Named Guaranty Bank Player of the Week during her senior season… Finalist for Best of Preps by Commercial Appeal in Texas… Also participated in basketball… Graduated with special distinction.

Personal
Daughter of Nathaniel and Cassandra Strickland … Has one brother, Nathaniel Jr.

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